Cat-eLog Right Arrow Plotosidae Right Arrow The genus Neosilurus

Jump to next section Summary of Neosilurus
Pronounced Nee oh see loo russ
Etymology The generic name comes from the Latin neo, meaning new and Silurus, a catfish name frequently used to form generic names.
Size Smallest 180mm, largest 450mm, average 291mm, most commonly 350mm. All SL.
Species There are 9 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (22%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Neosilurus ater (70.59%)
2. Neosilurus hyrtlii (29.41%)

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